Show #4494 - Thursday, March 4, 2004

Contestants

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Jennifer Wilder, a travel agent from Moore, Oklahoma

Matt Fisher, an attorney from Indianapolis, Indiana

Chris Parsons, an undergraduate student from Wabasso, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE & NATURE
CELEBRITIES' ORIGINAL NAMES
FLAGS
WITHOUT MY PARTNER
ABBREVIATIONS
WANNA BET?
    $200 6
The deepest diver among these birds is the emperor species of this, which may dive to 900 feet in the Antarctic waters
    $200 11
Actor Nicholas Coppola
    $200 13
The term "Star-Spangled Banner" was first used for the U.S. flag during this war
    $200 19
He composed the operetta "The Rose of Persia" to a libretto by Basil Hood, not Gilbert
    $200 26
This seaside structure is abbreviated whf.
    $200 1
In Texas hold 'em, if the flop doesn't fit your hand, the experts say do this
    $400 7
A grub is this soft, thick stage of metamorphosis of flies, wasps & beetles
    $400 17
West Winger Ramon Estevez
    $400 14
Israel's flag features 2 dark blue stripes on a white background & this symbol
    $400 20
A few years after Rolls died in a plane crash, he started making airplane engines
    $400 27
This 3-letter abbreviation can stand for package or parking
    $400 2
In the '50s, Edward Thorp fed millions of hands of this game into a computer which figured out how to win at it
    $600 8
It's the fossilized resin from pine trees
    $600 12
"Seinfeld" co-star Jay Greenspan
    $600 15
In 1198 this British king adopted a flag with 3 lions
    $600 23
This first man listed in the "Film Encyclopedia" voiced cartoons after his partner's death
    $600 28
A.M. after a particular time stands for ante meridian, which means "before" this
    $600 3
In this game a don't pass bet is a wager against the shooter
    $800 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew in Alaska) This bovine name is given to the process whereby huge chunks of ice break off glaciers, giving birth to icebergs
    $800 21
Wrestler turned politician James Janos
    $800 16
Early in the 2nd millennium, ships from this city began flying the flag of Saint Mark, its patron
    $800 24
He didn't need Marx to publish the 1880 work "Socialism: Utopian and Scientific"
    DD: $1,000 29
A doctor could tell you that q.i.d., which is the abbreviation for the Latin "quater in die", means this
    $800 4
When betting on one of these, a consistently low Beyer speed figure should be a red flag
    $1000 10
This cloudy atmosphere containing the nucleus of a comet may reach a diameter of 1 million miles
    $1000 22
Wrestler turned actor Dwayne Johnson
    $1000 18
Maryland's state flag features the coats of arms of 2 families related to Lord Baltimore: the Crosslands & this family
    $1000 25
He led a creative revolution in advertising after the retirement of partner John Orr Young
    $1000 30
In formal addresses this 2-letter "directional" abbreviation precedes Hon. & Rev.
    $1000 5
In this fancy-schmancy card game, it's just who gets closest to a total of 9 who wins

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Chris Matt Jennifer
$3,600 $2,200 -$2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Matt Jennifer
$6,200 $4,600 -$600

Double Jeopardy! Round

TEXAS CITIES
FA"Q"s
19th CENTURY LITERATURE
NUMBER OF LEGS ON...
THE JEOPARDY! TIME MACHINE
WANNA BETTE?
(Alex: A reference to someone.)
    $400 2
It's home to the Johnson Space Center
    $400 25
It's the borough where Edith, Gloria, Archie & Mike lived on the small screen
    $400 1
His unladylike horror story "The Cask of Amontillado" was first published in Godey's Lady's Book, in 1846
    $400 11
A cockroach
    $400 3
Don't visit the court of Louis XIII without one of these -- the prematurely bald king made them the fashion
    $400 19
Bette Midler won an Emmy for an appearance in which she sang a goodbye song to this retiring host
    $800 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew) I'm in this city that in 1836 was the biggest in Texas with around 2,000 people
    $800 26
It's how often the Summer Olympics are held
    $800 4
The Mock Turtle sings a song about the Lobster Quadrille in this classic children's book
    $800 12
Charlotte in "Charlotte's Web"
    $800 10
Einstein? Beethoven? No thanks, I'd rather hang out with Dean, Sammy, Frank & the rest of this group
    $800 20
In a 1993 TV version of this musical, Bette played Rose Hovick
    $1200 7
Grab your cowboy hat & let's go walk "out in the streets" of this Texas city, the chief port of entry into Mexico
    $1200 27
(Hey, it's Gary Dell'Abate from "The Howard Stern Show") My nickname Baba Booey comes from the character Baba Looey, who was the sidekick of this bumbling equine TV marshal
    $1200 5
A scientist tests poison on his own daughter in this American author's 1840s story "Rappaccini's Daughter"
    $1200 13
A grand piano (normally)
    $1200 16
Let's go back to 1820 for some literary talk with this Romantic poet; don't mind his coughing
    $1200 21
Punning word that completes the title of Bette's 1980 book "A View from a..."
    $1600 8
This "colorful" city at the southern tip of Texas is home to Texas Southmost College
    $1600 28
This Eskimo was the subject of a 1968 Top 10 hit by Manfred Mann
    $1600 17
"The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish" is this author's 1829 novel about King Philip's War
    $1600 14
A muskellunge
    DD: $2,000 23
Ladies, this royal hunk of man was single from late 1537 to early 1540..any takers?
    $1600 22
Boy in Bette's band who arranged her 1973 hit "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"
    $2000 9
In January 2003 this "Port" city celebrated the 60th birthday of famous daughter Janis Joplin
    $2000 29
In "Star Wars" the language of Greedo the bounty hunter is this language of S. America's Andean regions
    $2000 18
The title gem in this Wilkie Collins novel was once in the handle of a dagger owned by Tippoo, the sultan of Seringapatam
    DD: $3,000 15
An archaeopteryx
    $2000 24
Stiffen that upper lip...you're going to fight in the Battle of Britain piloting this plane, seen here
    $2000 30
This film in which she sang "The Wind Beneath My Wings" put the sand beneath her toes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Matt Jennifer
$14,000 $14,200 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS LASTS
(Alex: How appropriate!)
In July 2003 the last old-style one of these rolled off an assembly line in Mexico, headed for a museum in Germany

Final scores:

Chris Matt Jennifer
$17,999 $28,001 $500
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Matt Jennifer
$13,000 $14,800 $5,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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